Monthly Archives: March 2011

Baxter third at D3 Championships (Wrestling)

March 12, 2011

Dustin Baxter of Fairbanks won third place in the 184-pound weight class at the NCAA D3 Wrestling Championships today in La Crosse, Wisconsin. A junior at St. John’s University in Minnesota, Baxter was victorious in five of six matches highlighted by a 3-2 triumph over Alex Martocello of York University in the third-place match. Baxter,… Read more »

Wilsons, Adams State eliminated (Basketball)

Junior guard Deray Wilson of Anchorage saw his NCAA championship hopes dashed today after losing in the first round of the D2 National Tournament. Wilson came off the bench to score 10 of his 14 points in the second half to help Adams State College rally from an eight-point halftime deficit, taking the lead at… Read more »

Langdon straight ruble in Russia (Basketball)

Anchorage’s Trajan Langdon delivered double figures today to help struggling CSKA Moscow pull into third place in the Russian League. The 6-foot-3 Hall-of-Fame guard drilled three 3-pointers and scored 11 points in an 81-70 victory over Khimki, a win that propelled CSKA Moscow (11-6) three spots from sixth to third. Meanwhile, Khimki fell from third… Read more »

Johnson nets career high 16 points (Basketball)

March 11, 2011

Wasilla’s Jenna Johnson did everything she could to extend Utah State University’s season. The sophomore starting guard pumped in a career-high 16 points tonight in an 86-76 loss to Fresno State in the semifinals of the Western Athletic Conference Tournament in Las Vegas. Utah State ended the season with a 17-14 record, making the final… Read more »

Clarke qualifies for NCAA Indoors (Track)

March 10, 2011

Jordan Clarke of Anchorage will compete in the trails and finals of the men’s shot put Friday at the NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships in College Station, Texas. The 6-foot-4 sophomore is an at-large qualifier who ranks 15th in the meet (61 feet, 3 inches). Clarke, of Bartlett High fame, missed out on the… Read more »

Perkins goes for triple-double (Basketball)

Doron Perkins has been saying it along. Play him more and he would produce at a world-class level. His requests didn’t fall on deaf ears, and now Israeli power Maccabi Tel Aviv is one of the top teams in Europe. The Anchorage point guard has led his team to 13 straight victories and first place… Read more »

Oleson keys pivotal victory (Basketball)

North Pole’s Brad Oleson came off the bench to pump in 16 points and help Caja Laboral beat Valencia 72-65 in a battle for third place in the Spanish NBA. The 6-foot-3 Alaskan made 5 of 13 shots, including 3 of 8 3-pointers, in 28 minutes. He also went 3 for 3 from the foul… Read more »

Final prep poll released (Basketball)

March 9, 2011

The final Alaska Association of Basketball Coaches Poll was released today. Class 4A Boys 1. Bartlett 2. West 3. Service 4. North Pole 5. Juneau-Douglas Class 4A Girls 1. Juneau-Douglas 2. Dimond 3. Colony 4. Wasilla 5. West Valley Class 3A Boys 1. Monroe Catholic 2. Barrow 3. Mt. Edgecumbe 4. Nome 5. ACS Class… Read more »

Kelter, Wisconsin stay No. 1 (Hockey)

March 6, 2011

Eagle River’s Alev Kelter helped make sure the University of Wisconsin women’s hockey team remained No. 1. Kelter assisted on the tying goal late in the third period to propel the Badgers into overtime, where they prevailed 5-4 over the University of Minnesota in the WCHA’s Final Faceoff Saturday night. Wisconsin forced OT after Meghan… Read more »